Bottas takes pole after Hamilton crashes out

Bottas takes pole after Hamilton crashes out

Valtteri Bottas beat Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel to pole position with a last-gasp effort in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix, after newly-crowned Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton crashed out in the first session.

Valtteri Bottas quickest as 0.058s splits top four in FP3

Valtteri Bottas quickest as 0.058s splits top four in FP3

Less than a tenth of a second separated the top four drivers in final practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix, with Valtteri Bottas just edging his teammate Lewis Hamilton and the two Ferrari drivers to the fastest time.

Lewis Hamilton completes Friday double in Brazil FP2

Lewis Hamilton completes Friday double in Brazil FP2

Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes' strong start to the Brazilian Grand Prix by topping Friday's second practice session ahead of Valtteri Bottas as he had in FP1.

Hamilton leads Bottas during first practice in Brazil

Hamilton leads Bottas during first practice in Brazil

Mercedes led the way in the opening practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prix, with newly-crowned world champion Lewis Hamilton 0.127s faster than teammate Valtteri Bottas at the top of the timesheets.

Hamilton wins fourth title - despite finishing lap behind

Hamilton wins fourth title - despite finishing lap behind

Lewis Hamilton sealed the 2017 world championship title with a recovery drive to ninth after an early clash with title rival Sebastian Vettel helped Max Verstappen win the Mexican Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel snatches pole from Max Verstappen in Mexico

Sebastian Vettel snatches pole from Max Verstappen in Mexico

Sebastian Vettel snatched pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix with a remarkable qualifying lap in the dying moments of the session to beat Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton to the fastest time.

Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton to fastest time in final practice in Mexico

Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton to fastest time in final practice in Mexico

Max Verstappen kept Red Bull at the top of the timesheets in final practice for the Mexican Grand Prix, edging Lewis Hamilton to the fastest lap by 0.075s.

Daniel Ricciardo tops tight second practice in Mexico

Daniel Ricciardo tops tight second practice in Mexico

Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time in second practice for the Mexican Grand Prix as the top four cars were split by just 0.250s.

Valtteri Bottas tops Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes makes strong start

Valtteri Bottas tops Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes makes strong start

Valtteri Bottas beat Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by 0.4s as the newly-crowned world champions made a strong start to the Mexican Grand Prix weekend.

Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel in tactical Austin duel

Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel in tactical Austin duel

Lewis Hamilton has one hand on the 2017 world championship trophy after he beat title rival Sebastian Vettel to victory in a compelling U.S. Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel to Austin pole

Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel to Austin pole

Lewis Hamilton took another step towards a fourth world championship by securing pole position for Sunday's United States Grand Prix ahead of title rival Sebastian Vettel.

Hamilton remains on top in second practice in Austin

Hamilton remains on top in second practice in Austin

Lewis Hamilton dominated Friday practice at the U.S. Grand Prix, with the fastest times in both sessions and a 0.4s margin over his nearest rival by the end of the day.

Lewis Hamilton sets ominous early pace in Austin

Lewis Hamilton sets ominous early pace in Austin

Lewis Hamilton put down an immediate marker to his U.S. Grand Prix rivals with a time half a second quicker than Sebastian Vettel in opening practice.

Lewis on brink of title with Japan win, Vettel retires

Lewis on brink of title with Japan win, Vettel retires

Lewis Hamilton is on the brink of a fourth world title after extending his championship lead to 59 points with victory at the Japanese Grand Prix while title rival Sebastian Vettel retired with an early engine issue.

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Bottas takes pole after Hamilton crashes out
Brazil Grand Prix - Qualifying

Bottas takes pole after Hamilton crashes out

Valtteri Bottas beat Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel to pole position with a last-gasp effort in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix, after newly-crowned Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton crashed out in the first session.

Valtteri Bottas quickest as 0.058s splits top four in FP3
Brazil Grand Prix - Free Practice 3

Valtteri Bottas quickest as 0.058s splits top four in FP3

Less than a tenth of a second separated the top four drivers in final practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix, with Valtteri Bottas just edging his teammate Lewis Hamilton and the two Ferrari drivers to the fastest time.

Lewis Hamilton completes Friday double in Brazil FP2
Brazil Grand Prix - Free Practice 2

Lewis Hamilton completes Friday double in Brazil FP2

Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes' strong start to the Brazilian Grand Prix by topping Friday's second practice session ahead of Valtteri Bottas as he had in FP1.

Hamilton leads Bottas during first practice in Brazil
Brazil Grand Prix - Free Practice 1

Hamilton leads Bottas during first practice in Brazil

Mercedes led the way in the opening practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prix, with newly-crowned world champion Lewis Hamilton 0.127s faster than teammate Valtteri Bottas at the top of the timesheets.

Hamilton wins fourth title - despite finishing lap behind
Mexican Grand Prix

Hamilton wins fourth title - despite finishing lap behind

Lewis Hamilton sealed the 2017 world championship title with a recovery drive to ninth after an early clash with title rival Sebastian Vettel helped Max Verstappen win the Mexican Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel snatches pole from Max Verstappen in Mexico
Mexican Grand Prix - Qualifying

Sebastian Vettel snatches pole from Max Verstappen in Mexico

Sebastian Vettel snatched pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix with a remarkable qualifying lap in the dying moments of the session to beat Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton to the fastest time.

Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton to fastest time in final practice in Mexico
Mexican Grand Prix - Free Prictice 3

Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton to fastest time in final practice in Mexico

Max Verstappen kept Red Bull at the top of the timesheets in final practice for the Mexican Grand Prix, edging Lewis Hamilton to the fastest lap by 0.075s.

Daniel Ricciardo tops tight second practice in Mexico
Mexican Grand Prix - Free Prictice 2

Daniel Ricciardo tops tight second practice in Mexico

Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time in second practice for the Mexican Grand Prix as the top four cars were split by just 0.250s.

Valtteri Bottas tops Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes makes strong start
Mexican Grand Prix - Free Prictice 1

Valtteri Bottas tops Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes makes strong start

Valtteri Bottas beat Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by 0.4s as the newly-crowned world champions made a strong start to the Mexican Grand Prix weekend.